Animal Science

Jillian G

Starting Out by Jillian Gordon

Student Ambassador Jillian Gordon shares her experience of postgraduate studies and offers some sound advice to others looking to continue on to a postgraduate education. It is terrifying to think...

California Dreamin’

Stirlingshire student excels with ‘deep learning’ California is famously the home of Silicon Valley, but a young woman from the Sunshine State’s tiny Scottish namesake is making a technological impact...

Animal Science: Clare McCafferty

Clare chose to study Applied Animal Science at SRUC with a loose plan of gaining entry into second year veterinary medicine at Glasgow University. However, after a couple of years...

Insurance Broker to Animal Scientist

Polly Elliot-Pyle, 30, worked as an insurance broker for many years after graduating from Heriot Watt University in 2012. Her childhood dream of working with animals never left her, having...

Carol Thompson

Book Week Scotland – Staff Recommmendations

Applied Animal Science lecturer Carol Thompson tells us about one of her favourtite books for Book Week Scotland. (One of) My favourite books is ‘Some We Love, Some We Hate,...

Ailish Ross bottle feeding a calf

Positive of the benefits of animal welfare?

  Positive farm animal welfare is a relatively new idea which brings attention to animals having a good life. Positive farm animal welfare is in sympathy with public opinion and...

Naomi Lawson – Student Volunteering Week

Applied Animal Science 4th Year student Naomi Lawson took up a 3 month volunteering placement at Edinburgh Zoo, working in the penguin section. To celebrate Student Volunteering Week, we asked...

A red breasted robin standing on ice

SRUC Advent Calendar: 19th December

Well-trained biological scientists are in great demandby today’s innovative bioscience companies, which make a significant contribution to the economy both in Scotland and the UK and animal scientists will have a vital role to play in meeting...

11 cows in a field wearing Christmas hats

SRUC Advent Calendar: December 11th

Well-trained biological scientists are in great demand by today’s innovative bioscience companies, which make a significant contribution to the economy both in Scotland and the UK and animal scientists will...

Kickstart

School pupils enjoy a Kickstart at SRUC

School pupils from schools across the south east and south west of Scotland enjoyed a day of interactive workshops at the  Edinburgh campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The Kickstart...